The table below looks at the statistics for the Storage Engineer role in IT contracts advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Storage Engineer in their job title over the 3 months to 23 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Location
3 months to
23 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Storage Engineer
Rank 525 466 508
Rank change year-on-year
-59 +42
Contract jobs requiring a Storage Engineer 87 109 71
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.15% 0.21% 0.13%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.16% 0.23% 0.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 47 67 39
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£400 £388 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.22% -3.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £325 £316
10% offered a daily rate of more than £463 £500 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £363 £388
% change year-on-year
+3.44% -6.45%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 3 0
Average hourly rate £58.00 £27.50 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+110.90% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £27.50 -

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised across the UK. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such the figures in the first row provide an indication of the total number of contract jobs in the overall sample.

Job Titles Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
53013 47882 50809
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 90.75% 92.77% 93.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 33166 28928 28619
Average daily rate £400 £400 £390
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +2.56%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £229 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £563 £575 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.57% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2128 2081 2499
Average hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £18.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.94% -5.55%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £11.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £38.92 £41.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.20 £16.20 £17.50
% change year-on-year
- -7.42%

Storage Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Storage Engineer in the job title within the UK as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Storage Engineer Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

Storage Engineer
Daily Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Storage Engineer within the UK.

Storage Engineer Daily Rate Trend in the UK

Storage Engineer
Daily Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Storage Engineer within the UK over the 3 months to 23 October 2014.

Storage Engineer Daily Rate Histogram in the UK

Storage Engineer
Hourly Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Storage Engineer within the UK.

Storage Engineer Hourly Rate Trend in the UK

Storage Engineer
Top 30 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Storage Engineer within the UK over the 3 months to 23 October 2014. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
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Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England -47 83 £400 +3.29% 15
London -7 48 £425 +8.97% 4
South East -14 20 £375 +11.94% 8
City of London +22 17 £394 +3.61% 1
Hampshire -12 9 £358 +4.37%
Yorkshire - 7 £388 -
South Yorkshire - 7 £388 -
Sheffield - 5 £400 -
North West -13 4 £375 +7.14%
Basingstoke +6 3 £400 +19.40%
Cheshire +7 2 £425 -
West Midlands -21 2 £344 -15.12%
Berkshire +10 1 £375 - 2
Nottingham +3 1 - -
Nottinghamshire -3 1 - -
Surrey -5 1 £325 - 4
East Midlands -11 1 - -
Manchester -15 1 £325 -
East of England -25 1 - - 3
Warrington - 1 - -
Birmingham - 1 £300 -
Andover - 1 - -
Hertfordshire - 1 - - 1
Cambridgeshire - - - -
Stockport - - - -
Stoke-on-Trent - - - -
West Sussex - - - -
West Yorkshire - - - -
Staffordshire - - - -
Cambridge - - - -

Storage Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 23 October 2014, IT contractor jobs within the UK that cited Storage Engineer in their job title mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled with Storage Engineer in their job title.

1 114 (63.69%) SAN
2 90 (50.28%) EMC
3 64 (35.75%) NetApp
4 54 (30.17%) Windows
5 51 (28.49%) VMware
6 45 (25.14%) Brocade
7 39 (21.79%) Cisco
8 38 (21.23%) Security Cleared
9 36 (20.11%) Linux
10 33 (18.44%) HP
10 33 (18.44%) SC Cleared
11 32 (17.88%) UNIX
12 31 (17.32%) NAS
13 27 (15.08%) Red Hat
13 27 (15.08%) Tivoli
13 27 (15.08%) Tivoli Storage Manager
14 26 (14.53%) Finance
15 25 (13.97%) Fibre Channel
16 24 (13.41%) VMware Infrastructure
16 24 (13.41%) IBM
17 23 (12.85%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
18 22 (12.29%) Microsoft
18 22 (12.29%) Oracle
19 21 (11.73%) EMC RecoverPoint
19 21 (11.73%) Performance Management
20 19 (10.61%) Connectrix
20 19 (10.61%) NetBackup
21 18 (10.06%) SQL
22 17 (9.50%) Active Directory
22 17 (9.50%) Banking

Storage Engineer
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 23 October 2014, IT contractor jobs within the UK that cited Storage Engineer in their job title mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled with Storage Engineer in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 11 (6.15%) OpenStack
1 11 (6.15%) SharePoint
2 5 (2.79%) Apache
2 5 (2.79%) MS Exchange
3 4 (2.23%) Tomcat
3 4 (2.23%) JBoss
4 2 (1.12%) Exchange Server 2013
5 1 (0.56%) SharePoint Server
5 1 (0.56%) IIS
5 1 (0.56%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
Applications
1 6 (3.35%) MS Office
1 6 (3.35%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 2 (1.12%) IaaS
2 1 (0.56%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 114 (63.69%) SAN
2 31 (17.32%) NAS
3 25 (13.97%) Fibre Channel
4 19 (10.61%) Connectrix
5 6 (3.35%) DNS
6 5 (2.79%) DHCP
7 4 (2.23%) LAN
8 3 (1.68%) Network Security
8 3 (1.68%) iSCSI
8 3 (1.68%) WAN
9 2 (1.12%) Firewall
9 2 (1.12%) IPsec
9 2 (1.12%) Ethernet
9 2 (1.12%) VPN
9 2 (1.12%) SSL
9 2 (1.12%) Reverse Proxy
9 2 (1.12%) Cisco ASA
10 1 (0.56%) Cisco Nexus
10 1 (0.56%) VLAN
10 1 (0.56%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (1.68%) SQL Server
2 2 (1.12%) Oracle Reports
3 1 (0.56%) Oracle Database
3 1 (0.56%) OLTP
General
1 26 (14.53%) Finance
2 17 (9.50%) Banking
3 6 (3.35%) Law
4 4 (2.23%) Legal
5 3 (1.68%) Dutch Language
6 2 (1.12%) Retail
6 2 (1.12%) French Language
7 1 (0.56%) German Language
7 1 (0.56%) Telecoms
7 1 (0.56%) Manufacturing
7 1 (0.56%) Financial Institution
7 1 (0.56%) Investment Banking
7 1 (0.56%) Military
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (6.15%) JSON
1 11 (6.15%) XML
2 1 (0.56%) Web Services
2 1 (0.56%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 15 (8.38%) CLARiiON
1 15 (8.38%) Replication
2 11 (6.15%) EMC Centera
3 9 (5.03%) Celerra
4 8 (4.47%) Wiki
5 3 (1.68%) IBM XIV
5 3 (1.68%) Analytical Skills
5 3 (1.68%) EqualLogic
5 3 (1.68%) Enterprise Storage
5 3 (1.68%) Blackberry
5 3 (1.68%) Clustering
6 2 (1.12%) Mainframe
6 2 (1.12%) Symmetrix
6 2 (1.12%) Symmetrix DMX
7 1 (0.56%) iSeries
7 1 (0.56%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 54 (30.17%) Windows
2 36 (20.11%) Linux
3 32 (17.88%) UNIX
4 23 (12.85%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 15 (8.38%) Solaris
6 10 (5.59%) Windows Server 2003
7 6 (3.35%) Windows Server 2012
7 6 (3.35%) Windows Server 2008
8 4 (2.23%) HPUX
9 3 (1.68%) AIX
10 1 (0.56%) Windows 2000
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (11.73%) Performance Management
2 16 (8.94%) Migration
3 14 (7.82%) Disaster Recovery
4 8 (4.47%) ITIL
4 8 (4.47%) Change Control
5 5 (2.79%) Time Management
5 5 (2.79%) Workflow
6 4 (2.23%) Service Delivery
6 4 (2.23%) BCP
6 4 (2.23%) Capacity Planning
6 4 (2.23%) Performance Tuning
6 4 (2.23%) Performance Monitoring
7 3 (1.68%) Business Continuity
8 2 (1.12%) Project Management
8 2 (1.12%) Data Migration
8 2 (1.12%) WAN Optimisation
8 2 (1.12%) Capacity Management
8 2 (1.12%) Kalman Filter
9 1 (0.56%) Root Cause Analysis
9 1 (0.56%) Resource Management
Programming Languages
1 18 (10.06%) SQL
2 15 (8.38%) Shell Script
3 14 (7.82%) PowerShell
4 11 (6.15%) Python
4 11 (6.15%) Ruby
5 10 (5.59%) Bash Shell
6 2 (1.12%) VBScript
7 1 (0.56%) Korn
7 1 (0.56%) Perl
Qualifications
1 38 (21.23%) Security Cleared
2 33 (18.44%) SC Cleared
3 6 (3.35%) Cisco Certification
3 6 (3.35%) NCDA
4 4 (2.23%) DV Cleared
4 4 (2.23%) Degree
4 4 (2.23%) NCIE
5 3 (1.68%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 2 (1.12%) EMC Certification
6 2 (1.12%) VCDX
6 2 (1.12%) VCAP
7 1 (0.56%) CCNP
7 1 (0.56%) CCNA
7 1 (0.56%) Sun Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (2.23%) SLA
System Software
1 24 (13.41%) VMware Infrastructure
2 21 (11.73%) EMC RecoverPoint
3 17 (9.50%) Active Directory
4 16 (8.94%) NFS
5 11 (6.15%) vSphere
6 5 (2.79%) Firmware
7 4 (2.23%) vCloud
8 3 (1.68%) XenServer
8 3 (1.68%) SRDF
9 2 (1.12%) ISA Server
9 2 (1.12%) VMware Server
9 2 (1.12%) XenApp
9 2 (1.12%) Hyper-V
10 1 (0.56%) GPFS
10 1 (0.56%) Veritas Volume Manager
10 1 (0.56%) Veritas File System
10 1 (0.56%) Veritas Cluster Server
10 1 (0.56%) VMware ESXi
10 1 (0.56%) MetaFrame
Systems Management
1 27 (15.08%) Tivoli
1 27 (15.08%) Tivoli Storage Manager
2 19 (10.61%) NetBackup
3 9 (5.03%) HP Quality Center
3 9 (5.03%) SCOM
4 8 (4.47%) EMC NetWorker
5 6 (3.35%) Legato
6 5 (2.79%) Puppet
6 5 (2.79%) EMC Navisphere
7 4 (2.23%) McAfee ePO
7 4 (2.23%) ZABBIX
7 4 (2.23%) Red Hat Satellite
8 3 (1.68%) OpenView
9 2 (1.12%) SCCM
10 1 (0.56%) Zenoss
10 1 (0.56%) PureDisk
10 1 (0.56%) Ionix
10 1 (0.56%) Windows Storage Server
10 1 (0.56%) Veritas Storage Foundation
10 1 (0.56%) Control-M
Vendors
1 90 (50.28%) EMC
2 64 (35.75%) NetApp
3 51 (28.49%) VMware
4 45 (25.14%) Brocade
5 39 (21.79%) Cisco
6 33 (18.44%) HP
7 27 (15.08%) Red Hat
8 24 (13.41%) IBM
9 22 (12.29%) Microsoft
9 22 (12.29%) Oracle
10 12 (6.70%) Dell
10 12 (6.70%) Hitachi
10 12 (6.70%) 3PAR
11 10 (5.59%) SAP
12 9 (5.03%) CommVault
12 9 (5.03%) Symantec
13 6 (3.35%) Citrix
14 4 (2.23%) McAfee
14 4 (2.23%) Veritas
14 4 (2.23%) FalconStor
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